Leadership team


Shawn Ridgley, RN, BSN
Chief executive officer & founder

Under Shawn Ridgley's leadership, CNS has grown to be one of the nation’s largest home health care providers, proudly delivering personalized care to hundreds of patients in their homes each day. 
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Jamie Sharpe, RN, BSN
Chief Operating officer

Jamie oversees the company’s day-to-day operations, creates operational strategies and company policies, and heads CNS’ Human Resource Department for all state offices.
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Sarah Francis, cpa
chief financial officer

Sarah Francis is responsible for the company’s finances, prepares financial statements and budgets, and ensures corporate compliance through assurance services.
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j. christopher ballard
general counsel

J. Christopher Ballard works on a variety of issues of concern to CNS including maintaining compliance with local, state, and federal law and regulations. 
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jolene walker
executive director of operations

Jolene works closely with both populations of former miners and workers’ of the Energy Employee Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) and the Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation (DCMWC) programs. 
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Tiffiney pearson, RN
clinical director

Tiffiney assists nuclear and uranium industry workers in obtaining federal benefits and in-home nursing care.
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Shawn montgomery
Director of marketing

Shawn L. Montgomery currently serves as our Director of Marketing. As a veteran of the U.S. Army’s 1st Infantry Division, he served five years as a Combat Medic, deploying to both Kosovo and Iraq. 
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amber gustafson, cpa
director of finance

With a passion for private business accounting, Amber makes sure CNS' finances run smoothly and responsibly.  
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janel green, cpa, cgma
director of tax

With a background in taxation and business consulting, Janel ensures CNS is current with all tax laws and regulations. 
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Clarie Colunga
HUman Resources LEAD

Clarie Colunga began working for CNS in December 2011, starting in the payroll department and, in May 2013, she became the Human Resources Lead.
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Brady russell rn, msn
Director of CMS/Private Pay

Brady serves as CNS’ Director of CMS/Private Pay services.  In this position, Brady is responsible for expanding the services CNS offers to Medicare/Medicaid eligible individuals as well as individuals whose care will be paid for by private insurers and other sources.
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